2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse Guide

2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse

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2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse: EVERYTHING YOU LOVE.

Introducing the 2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse…

High performance in a full size bagger. Everything you love about the Challenger, with more ride-enhancing technology and blacked-out style.

This motorcycle combines the style and fun factor of a cruiser with additional performance, comfort, and amenities to create an icon.

 

2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Challenger Traction Control

After listening to valuable rider feedback, all 2022 Indian Challenger models feature a retuned traction control for a smoother feel once traction control is engaged.

 

PowerPlus V-Twin

The liquid-cooled 108-cubic-inch PowerPlus engine pumps out 122 hp and 128 ft-lbs of torque.

Statement-Making Style

Whether you choose all chrome or black out the finishes, with this bike you’ll never be lost in the crowd.

 

Confidence

Frame-mounted fairings, a low seat, and ergonomic controls provide exceptional stability and handling.

Cutting-Edge Tech

Cruise control, built-in audio, and keyless ignition are combined with a 7-inch touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND.

 

Secure Storage

The hard saddlebags are sturdy and nearly bottomless. Plus, they are weatherproof and locking, so you can know your stuff is always safe.

 

 

2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

BLACK ON BLACK ON BLACK.
The Indian Challenger Dark Horse has unbridled power and a style that never bows down. Premium features, and an aggressive, blacked-out silhouette, make sure it turns heads wherever roams.

FREE REIN TO DOMINATE
Our blacked-out PowerPlus liquid-cooled engine is a fully-modern design and redefines American V-twin performance. Class-leading 178 Nm of torque and 122hp dominate straight from the factory.

CARVE CORNERS. ALL OF THEM.
Inverted front suspension, lightweight cast-aluminum frame, and hydraulically adjustable Fox rear shock deliver curve-hugging handling and unyielding stability.

LEAN INTO EVERY RIDE
Smart Lean Technology™, keeps you confidently grounded and in command of the road with 6-axis Bosch IMU, ABS with cornering control, and Drag Torque Control.

CONTROLLED COMFORT. EVERY RIDE. EVERY DAY.
Ride to the beat of your own drum on the all-new Indian Challenger Dark Horse. A wicked bike with comfort and style that makes going further and longer an adventure like never before.

MEAN STYLE THAT STANDS ALONE
Aggressive fairing design with full LED lighting and menacingly styled running lights provide a signature face that leads the way in both style and function. Blacked out finishes and premium paint add to the mean look.

BLACKED OUT. ALL OUT.
Cloaked in black from fender to fender, the Indian Challenger Dark Horse has a commanding presence.

MORE BEATS FOR THE STREETS
Go bigger with 6.5” speakers that deliver 100-watts of crystal-clear audio while a dynamic equaliser automatically adjusts for road, wind and engine noise so you never miss a beat.

INNOVATION DRESSED IN BLACK.
Stacked with advanced technology and features, the Indian Challenger Dark Horse combines modern convenience with distinct blacked-out style and comfort.

SUPREME TRACTION. SUPERIOR STOPPING POWER.
Race-spec, radially-mounted Brembo® brakes provide superior stopping power, and performance touring Metzeler® Cruisetec® tires offer supreme traction.

RIDE IN COMFORT, YOUR WAY
Choose between three ride modes, Rain, Standard, and Sport, for an experience that’s customised to your riding style. Rear Cylinder Deactivation automatically shuts off the rear cylinder when the bike is stopped for enhanced comfort in slow-moving traffic.

FEATURES FOR GOING THE DISTANCE
Ride in comfort for longer with keyless ignition, remote-locking hard saddlebags, cruise control and USB charging port.

 

 

 

 

2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $28999 – $30999 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $35099 to $37599 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £25195 to $25995 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine & Drivetrain

Bore x Stroke

4.251 in x 3.799 in (108 mm x 96.5 mm)

Compression Ratio

11.0:1

Displacement

108 cu in (1768 cc)

Drive/Driven Clutch

Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist

Electronic Fuel Injection System

Closed loop fuel Injection / 52mm dual bore

Engine Type

Liquid-cooled PowerPlus

Exhaust

Split Dual exhaust w/ Resonator

Gear Ratio (1st)

10.169:1

Gear Ratio (2nd)

6.933:1

Gear Ratio (3rd)

5.151:1

Gear Ratio (4th)

4.105:1

Gear Ratio (5th)

3.508:1

Gear Ratio (6th)

3.017:1

Horsepower

122 HP

Peak Torque

128 ft-lbs

Peak Torque RPM

3800 rpm

Transmission/Final Drive

2.379:1

Transmission/Primary Drive

Gear Drive Wet Clutch

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity

6.0 gal (22.7 L)

Ground Clearance

5.4 in (137.3 mm)

GVWR

1,385 lb (628 kg)

Lean Angle

31°

Overall Height

53 in (134.6 mm)

Overall Length

98.5 in (2500.7 mm)

Overall Width

39 in (990.2 mm)

Rake/Trail

25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)

Seat Height

26.5 in (672 mm)

Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)

796 lb (361 kg)/831 lb (377 kg)

Wheelbase

65.7 in (1667.8 mm)

Brakes

Front Brakes

Dual / 320mm Semi-Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Radial Caliper

Rear Brakes

Single / 298mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper

Tires / Wheels

Front Tires

Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H

Front Wheel

Sport Contrast Cut with Indian Red Pin Stripe 19 in x 3.5 in

Rear Tires

Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H

Rear Wheel

Sport Contrast Cut with Indian Red Pin Stripe 16 in x 5 in

Suspension

Front Fork Tube Diameter

43 mm

Front Suspension

Inverted Telescopic Fork

Front Travel

5.1 in (130 mm)

Rear Suspension

Single Shock w/Hyd adjust

Rear Travel

4.5 in (114 mm)

Features

Color/graphics

Black Smoke, Bronze Smoke, Indy Red/Black Metallic Icon – Stealth Gray Azure Crystal, Riot Orange Smoke, Storm Blue/Black Metallic

Factory Warranty

2 Years, Unlimited Miles

Gauges

Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation.

Infotainment

7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND: Model year 2022 bikes includes a complimentary 1-year trial for connected features from the vehicle sales date (after which, fees apply). 7 in touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation with real-time traffic and weather; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout; Apple CarPlay integration.

Lights

LED lighting including Pathfinder LED Headlamp

Standard Equipment

7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation and Apple CarPlay integration; Smart Lean Technology; Selectable Ride Modes: Locking Hard Saddlebags: Brembo brakes: 18+ Gallons of storage: ABS: Keyless Ignition: Chassis Mounted Fairing: Adjustable Fairing Air Flow Vents; Power Windshield: Adjustable Air Vents; 12V Charging Port

 

 

 

 

 

2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details

Engine & Drivetrain

Bore x Stroke

4.251 in x 3.799 in (108 mm x 96.5 mm)

Compression Ratio

11.0:1

Displacement

108 cu in (1768 cc)

Drive/Driven Clutch

Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist

Electronic Fuel Injection System

Closed loop fuel Injection / 52mm dual bore

Engine Type

Liquid-cooled PowerPlus

Exhaust

Split Dual exhaust w/ Resonator

Gear Ratio (1st)

10.169:1

Gear Ratio (2nd)

6.933:1

Gear Ratio (3rd)

5.151:1

Gear Ratio (4th)

4.105:1

Gear Ratio (5th)

3.508:1

Gear Ratio (6th)

3.017:1

Horsepower

122 HP

Peak Torque

128 ft-lbs

Peak Torque RPM

3800 rpm

Transmission/Final Drive

2.379:1

Transmission/Primary Drive

Gear Drive Wet Clutch

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity

6.0 gal (22.7 L)

Ground Clearance

5.4 in (137.3 mm)

GVWR

1,385 lb (628 kg)

Lean Angle

31°

Overall Height

53 in (134.6 mm)

Overall Length

98.5 in (2500.7 mm)

Overall Width

39 in (990.2 mm)

Rake/Trail

25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)

Seat Height

26.5 in (672 mm)

Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)

796 lb (361 kg)/831 lb (377 kg)

Wheelbase

65.7 in (1667.8 mm)

Brakes

Front Brakes

Dual / 320mm Semi-Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Radial Caliper

Rear Brakes

Single / 298mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper

Tires / Wheels

Front Tires

Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H

Front Wheel

Sport Contrast Cut with Indian Red Pin Stripe 19 in x 3.5 in

Rear Tires

Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H

Rear Wheel

Sport Contrast Cut with Indian Red Pin Stripe 16 in x 5 in

Suspension

Front Fork Tube Diameter

43 mm

Front Suspension

Inverted Telescopic Fork

Front Travel

5.1 in (130 mm)

Rear Suspension

Single Shock w/Hyd adjust

Rear Travel

4.5 in (114 mm)

Features

Color/graphics

Black Smoke, Bronze Smoke, Indy Red/Black Metallic Icon – Stealth Gray Azure Crystal, Riot Orange Smoke, Storm Blue/Black Metallic

Factory Warranty

2 Years, Unlimited Miles

Gauges

Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation.

Infotainment

7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND: Model year 2022 bikes includes a complimentary 1-year trial for connected features from the vehicle sales date (after which, fees apply). 7 in touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation with real-time traffic and weather; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout; Apple CarPlay integration.

Lights

LED lighting including Pathfinder LED Headlamp

Standard Equipment

7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation and Apple CarPlay integration; Smart Lean Technology; Selectable Ride Modes: Locking Hard Saddlebags: Brembo brakes: 18+ Gallons of storage: ABS: Keyless Ignition: Chassis Mounted Fairing: Adjustable Fairing Air Flow Vents; Power Windshield: Adjustable Air Vents; 12V Charging Port

 

 

 

 

 

 

2022 Indian Challenger Dark Horse – Totalmotorcycle.com Europe Specifications/Technical Details

 

Engine
Engine Type PowerPlus
Displacement 1768 cc
Bore x Stroke 108mm x 96.5mm
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Electronic Fuel Injection System Closed loop fuel Injection / 52mm dual bore
Performance
Peak Torque RPM 3800 rpm
Peak Torque 178 Nm

Drivetrain
Primary Drive Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate Assist
Gear Ratio (Overall)
1st 10.169:1
2nd 6.933:1
3rd 5.151:1
4th 4.105:1
5th 3.508:1
6th 3.017:1
Final Drive 2.379:1

Suspension
Suspension: Front – Type/Travel Inverted Telescopic Fork/ 130mm
Suspension: Rear – Type/Travel Fox Single Shock w/Hyd adjust / 114mm
Chassis
Brakes/Front Dual Brembo / 320mm Semi-Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Radial Caliper
Brakes/Rear Brembo Single / 298mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Tires/Front Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H
Tires/Rear Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Wheels Sport Contrast Cut with Indian Red Pin Stripe 19″ x 3.5″ / 16″ x 5″
Exhaust Split Dual Exhaust w/ Resonator

Dimensions
Wheelbase 1668 mm
Seat Height 672 mm
Ground Clearance 137 mm
Overall Length 2501 mm
Overall Width 990 mm
Overall Height 1346 mm
Lean Angle 31°
Rake 25°
Trail 150 mm
Fuel Capacity 22.7L
GVWR 628 kg
Weight (Empty tank / full of fuel) 361 kg / 377 kg

Features
Color / Graphics Black Smoke, Indy Red (w/graphics)
Standard
Standard Equipment 7″ touchscreen powered by Apple CarPlay integration; Smart Lean Technology; Selectable Ride Modes: Locking Hard Saddlebags: Brembo brakes: 68+ Litres of storage: ABS: Keyless Ignition: Chassis Mounted Fairing: Adjustable Fairing Air Flow Vents; Power Windshield: Adjustable Air Vents; 12V Charging Port
Electrical
Gauges Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation

 

 

 

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